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Global Business Project

Spring 2009 MBA Course

B9502-001: Global Business Project

Instructor: Donald Sexton


The primary goal of the course is to provide graduate students at participating institutions the opportunity to increase their ability to conduct business in cultures other than the U.S., in languages other than English by working in virtual and co-located teams on projects for multinationals or local companies in markets critical to U.S. competitiveness. The Global Business Project (GBP) is a graduate-level course designed and developed by a consortium of Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) as an opportunity for MBAs to increase their global business and language competency through guided hands-on business experience in global markets. The 2013 projects will take place in Brazil, China, India and Japan. The projects will launch February 1-3 in Washington, D.C. after which students will work virtually with faculty and clients prior to departing for two weeks at the end of May to their international destinations. Applications are due on October 31, 2012.